N(A)-Level Syllabuses Examined in 2025

Here are the 2025 GCE N(A)-Level examination syllabuses that are offered to private candidates:

For syllabuses that have been revised, the specimen papers are available on the website for three years, including the year of posting. We seek your understanding that some items / images / resources may not be available in these online specimen papers, due to copyright restrictions. In such cases, a description of the item / image / resource, and/or a web-link may be provided. The full specimen paper, in printed format, may be purchased from SEAB.

From 2017, certain papers of selected GCE N(A)-Level subjects will be conducted in the e-Examination format (for example, e-Oral). The subjects are as follows:

Subject Title Subject Code Paper
Chinese 1196 3
Malay 1197 3
Tamil 1198 3

Online Tutorial for Mother Tongue Language e-Oral examination to understand the revised examination format.

Cambridge Subjects

Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code Specimen Papers for
Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
English Language Syllabus A English 1190 -
Literature in English English 2022 -
Humanities (Social Studies, Geography)
English 2125 Paper 1
Paper 2 | Insert
[2023]
Humanities (Social Studies, History)
English 2126 Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in English)
English 2127 Paper 1
[2023]
History English 2195 Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
Geography English 2246 Paper 1 | Insert
Paper 2 | Insert
[2023]
Bengali Bengali 3236 -
Gujarati Gujarati 3237 -
Hindi Hindi 3238 -
Panjabi Panjabi 3239 -
Urdu Urdu 3240 -
Mathematics Syllabus A  English 4045 -
Additional Mathematics English 4051 -
Science (Physics, Chemistry)  English 5105 Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
Science (Physics, Biology)  English 5106 Paper 5
Paper 6
[2023]
Science (Chemistry, Biology)  English 5107 Paper 3
Paper 4
[2023]
Principles of Accounts [Updated]^ English 7086

Paper 2 | Insert

[2023]

^ Change is to response format for Paper 2. The new response format requires candidates to write their answers on the question paper.

Local Subjects

Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code Specimen Papers for
Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
Chinese
[Revised]
Chinese 1196 Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC
[2023]
Malay
[Revised]
Malay 1197 Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC
[2023]
Tamil
[Revised]
Tamil 1198 Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC
[2023]